News Wire | July 18, 2023 Archive

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Divisions Over the Ukraine War Cause Rift at EU-Latin America Summit

By Raf Casert | Associated Press

Ambassadors worked through much of the night and into Tuesday morning to find even the blandest text to condemn Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, with talks hung up over the reservations of some Central and South American nations such as Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, which was running the toughest opposition at the summit.

More from WPR: The EU Shouldn’t Let Ukraine Derail Ties With Latin America

US Nuclear Missile Submarine Visits S. Korea as Allies Talk War Planning

By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith | Reuters

For the first time since the 1980s a U.S. nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarine visited South Korea on Tuesday, as the allies launched talks to coordinate their responses in the event of a nuclear war with North Korea.

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